Ammunition (informally ammo) the material fired, scattered, dropped or detonated any weapon weapon system. is both expendable weapons (e.g., bombs, missiles, grenades, land mines). and the component parts of other weapons that create the effect a target. (e.g., bullets and warheads). Nearly all mechanical weapons require some form of operate.
The term ammunition can be traced back to the mid-17th century.. The word comes from the French la munition. the material used war. and munitions often interchangeably. although munition now usually refers to the actual weapons system with the. required operate it. some languages than English still referred as munition. French (“munitions”), German (“Munition”), Italian (“munizione”) or Portuguese (“munição”).